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128M iOS users were affected by 2015 XcodeGhost malware

A total of 128 million iOS users downloaded apps that were affected by the XcodeGhost malware in 2015, according to emails revealed during the Epic Games v. Apple trial. The XcodeGhost malware was parsed into otherwise legitimate applications to mine user data in a coordinated campaign in 2015. Although the ...

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Apple Maps cycling directions expands to Seattle

Apple recently expanded Apple Maps cycling directions to Seattle and integrated additional coverage for a wide swath of California. The new availability was quietly announced in a recent update to Apple’s iOS feature availability webpage, which now shows Maps cycling navigations in all of California and Seattle. Previously, support ...

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How iOS 14.5 broke Apple’s Podcasts app [ux2]

Apple’s Podcasts app in iOS 14.5 is missing episodes, lacks proper show notes, and falls well short of third-party podcast apps — and so far, Apple seems disinterested in actively fixing the problems. During Apple’s “Spring Loaded” event they announced a Podcast Subscriptions platform that will be available to creators ...

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